February 11, 2021

Student-founded platform fundraises for Indigenous charity

Author: Julia Harmsworth

A Queen’s master’s student and residence don have started an online platform to sell face masks designed by Indigenous artists.
Amira Gill, a second-year Master’s Applied Science student studying civil engineering, started Kanata Trade Co.(link is external) in November. All profits from mask sales go to Indspire, a charity working to remove barriers preventing Indigenous students from attending college or university. So far, Kanata has donated $6,000 to Indspire.
Gill was sponsored by Indspire t